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Megadeth announces new guitarist

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Megadeth has announced that Angra’s guitarist Kiko Loureiro will join the band. It’s the final piece for the Megadeth line-up as they announced Chris Adler on drums last week.

Dave Mustaine made the following statement on the band’s website.

I first met Kiko around 8 years ago for a cover shoot for Burrn! magazine. I had no idea who he was, other than the fact he was tremendously talented and that the staff from Burrn! held him in high regard. Since then I’ve come to see what a guitar virtuoso he is, and I’m deeply encouraged by his depth and talent. Very few Megadeth alumni have had the same feel and ability as Kiko. As Frank Sinatra says, “the best is yet to come!” -Dave Mustaine

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